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Scott Pedigo named shareholder

Scott W. Pedigo has been named managing shareholder for the Jackson office of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC. Pedigo assumes the role held for eight years by William S. Painter, who will continue his corporate practice with the firm. While serving as office managing shareholder, Pedigo will maintain his litigation practice where he represents manufacturing and commercial clients ...

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Welch named to chair

W. Scott Welch of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC, has been named Mississippi’s state chair for the Fellow of the American Bar Foundation. During his three-year term in this role, Welch will be responsible for leading the Mississippi Fellows group, representing the Mississippi Fellows at the American Bar Association annual and midyear meetings, organizing local events, and submitting ...

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Edney joins firm

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC, has added La’Verne Edney to the firm’s Jackson office. Edney, who joins as a shareholder and a member of Baker Donelson’s Product Liability & Mass Tort Practice Group, previously served as general counsel for the Mississippi Volunteer Lawyers Project (MVLP). Prior to working with MVLP, Edney was a partner at Brunini, Grantham, Grower ...

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Firm recognizes Campbell

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC, has named Barry C. Campbell its Jackson Pro Bono Attorney of the Year. Of counsel in the firm’s Jackson and Washington, D.C., offices, Campbell was recognized for devoting more than 90 hours of his time toward pro bono efforts for the poor. He worked on several divorce cases for clients referred by the ...

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Welch named Fellow

W. Scott Welch of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC, has been named a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America (LCA). Litigation Counsel of America is a trial lawyer honorary society composed of less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers. Fellowship in the LCA is highly selective and by invitation only. Fellows are selected based upon ...

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Thompson named to advisory board

J. Carter Thompson of the law firm Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC, has been named to the 2011 Product Liability Law360 editorial advisory board. Through this board, leading product liability professionals provide feedback and guidance to Law360, a national newswire for business lawyers. A shareholder in the firm’s Jackson office, Thompson is the leader of Baker Donelson’s Product ...

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Thompson named LCA Fellow

J. Carter Thompson of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC, has been named a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America (LCA). A shareholder in the Firm’s Jackson office, Thompson is the leader of the Product Liability and Mass Tort Group as well as the co-chair of the Drug, Device and Life Sciences Industry Group. He concentrates his practice ...

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Hartfield added at Baker Donelson

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC, announces the addition of C. Meade Hartfield to its Jackson and Birmingham, Ala., offices. Hartfield, who joins the firm as an associate, focuses her practice in the areas of product liability and drug and medical device litigation. She has represented clients in the automotive, aviation, industrial equipment, insurance and environmental industries in cases ...

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Welch makes Lawdragon 500 again

W. Scott Welch, a shareholder in the Jackson office of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC, has once again been named to the “Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America” guide. This is the fourth consecutive year Welch has been named to the Lawdragon 500. Barry W. Ford and Walker W. “Bill” Jones III, also of the firm’s Jackson office, ...

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Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC – Medium Category 8th Place

For over a century, Baker Donelson has placed one thing above all else – the law firm’s valued clients. As a result, Baker Donelson’s client service standards, consistent across all locations, are what make them one of the Mississippi Business Journal’s 2010 “Best Places to Work in Mississippi.” While providing legal services is their focus, the firm’s goal is to ...

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